People

Kirstie Thwaites

Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
 Kirstie Thwaites
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1702 328368

  • Location

    TF.2.34, Southend Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Part-Time 1 day per week (Tuesday)

Profile

Biography

Kirstie qualified as a dental hygienist & dental therapist from the University of Leeds in 2006. In 2010 she completed the PG Certificate in Medical and Clinical Education at the University of Essex. She has previously worked in the role of clinical educator for the FdSc Oral Health Science students on placement from the University of Essex. She now works part-time as a lecturer across the Oral Health Science programmes and clinically in private specialist practice. Kirstie is the editorial council member of the British Association of Dental Therapy and produces the Dental Therapy Update journal.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy - University of Leeds 2006

  • PG Cert MaCE - University of Essex 2010

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Oral Health and Disease (HS730)

  • Management of Oral Diseases (HS732)

  • Special Needs (HS733)

  • Health, Illness and Disease for Dental Practice (HS735)

  • Biomedical and Psychosocial Science for Dental Practice (HS736)

  • Extending Oral Health Practice (HS740)

  • Developing Professional Practice (HS741)

  • Managing Oral Care of Children and Adolescents Part 1 (HS742)

  • Comprehensive Oral Healthcare Part 1 (HS743)

  • Managing the Oral Care of Children and Adolescents Part 2 (HS744)

  • Comprehensive Oral Healthcare Part 2 (HS747)

Contact

klthwa@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1702 328368

Location:

TF.2.34, Southend Campus

Academic support hours:

Part-Time 1 day per week (Tuesday)